Christmas is the spirit of giving and Hertel Avenue businesses are certainly doing just that!
The Hertel Business Association will be donating to the Buffalo City Mission on behalf of the Acabella singers who will be caroling along Hertel on Friday night from 6-9.
Daily Planet Coffee is holding a Sock Drive to benefit Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo.
Vanity Salon is taking donations for Buffalo Pug & Small Breed Rescue, Inc.
MAC's on Hertel is hosting a Toy Drive to benefit WNY Heroes. MAC's is offering a free dessert to donors who bring in new and unused toys for children and teens.
The Antique Lamp Co. and Gift Emporium will hold an Ugly Sweater Contest in which customers can use their loose change to vote for the shop owner they think is wearing the ugliest sweater. Proceeds benefit the new North Buffalo Community Lions Club.
You'll also find locations along Hertel on Saturday to donate new and good used clothing which will benefit local needy families. Sponsored by the WNY Coalition for Donated Goods.